As early as the thirties, writers such as Hemingway spent the summer in Calp. And next to the Peñón was built the first hotel establishment of Calp: the Parador de Ifach. The Morro de Toix and the Peñón de Ifach are the endpoints of the bay of Calpe.
The Peñón is one of the symbols of Calpe and by extension of the Costa Blanca; it is the highest cliff in the whole Mediterranean area and divides the coastline of Calpe in two parts. You can ascend to the summit in controlled visits in which the faunal and botanical wealth of Calpe is explained in detail in the Aula de la Naturaleza. From the summit we have one of the best views of the entire Costa Blanca.
Calp presents an extensive coastline (11km), from Les Bassetes, passing the Peñón, to Morro del Toix, and beaches such as the one of Levante or Arenal, with coves such as La Manzanera, where there are three buildings designed by Ricardo Bofill, or Les Urques, where you can practice scuba diving or fishing. The Cueva dels Coloms, located in the Morro de Toix, where you can only access by the sea.